Sweetie Pie Soup
BUFFALO PEANUT BUTTER
3 ¾ cups Tropical Food’s Buffalo Nuts®
1 tsp. kosher salt
1 ½ tsp. honey
1 ½ tsp. peanut oil
½ cup buffalo peanut butter
1 tbsp. peanut oil
1 onion, chopped
¾ tsp. salt
¼ tsp. pepper
4 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
2-inch piece ginger root, peeled and roughly chopped
2 tsp. ground cumin
¼ tsp. cayenne pepper
1 ½ lb. sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
14 oz. can crushed tomatoes
4 cups water
Sour cream for garnish
Chives for garnish
Buffalo Peanut Butter Preparation:
Place Tropical Food’s Buffalo Nuts®, salt, and honey into the bowl of a food processor, process for 1 minute. Scrape down the sides of the bowl, place the lid on and continue the process while slowly drizzling in 1 ½ tsp. peanut oil. Process until smooth.
Heat 1 tbsp. peanut oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
Add onion, salt, and pepper. Cook covered, stirring occasionally, until tender. Stir in garlic and ginger, cook for 1 minute.
Stir in cumin and cayenne pepper, sweet potatoes, crushed tomatoes, buffalo peanut butter, and water; bring to a boil and reduce the heat. Simmer covered until sweet potatoes are tender.
Purée with an immersion blender.
Garnish with sour cream and chives.
Pairs Well With
On October 9th, 2012, Tropical Foods had its Flavors of the Fall Recipe Contest with the culinary students at the Charlotte Campus of Johnson & Wales University. This recipe, Sweetie Pie Soup, was created by Michael Daniel.